Roast Beef Wraps with Cheese & Roasted Red Peppers

I love quick and easy recipes that still look pretty and taste amazing.  These Roast Beef Wraps with cheese and roasted red peppers make a great party appetizer or fun lunch treat.These Roast beef wrap pinwheels are the perfect way to start a party. They are easy to make and also great for a light lunch too.The Gardening cook is a participant in the Amazon Affiliate Program. This post may contain affiliate links. I earn as small commission, at no extra cost to you, to help with my blog expenses if you purchase through an affiliate link.  Thank you for your support!

Time to make some Roast Beef WrapsIngredients for roast beef wraps

These wraps take just minutes to put together, and they can be made up ahead of time! It doesn’t get much quicker than that for easy party food!  The wraps combine two types of thinly sliced cheese (sharp cheddar and Havarti), rare roast beef and some salad greens and roasted red peppers. Light mayo keeps the calories down and I also used a low carb wrap that is light in calories too. I don’t season them at all since most deli sliced meats and cheeses can be a bit salty.

Make these ahead of time to save time when you are entertaining.

Trim off the edges before slicing into pinwheels

The mayo goes on first, followed by the salad greens. TIP:  Leave the top portion of the wrap with no toppings on it.  This makes it easier to wrap them tightly without all the fillings being squished out and also lets the mayonnaise stick to the outer part of the tortilla.Spread the tortilla with mayo and add lettuce leavesNext comes the Havarti cheese slices, followed by the roast beef and roasted bell peppers. Look at that color!place slices of harvarti, roast beef and add roasted red peppers

Finally, the Sharp cheddar cheese gets added to the top.Place the whole thing on a piece of cling wrap and roll very tightly, ending with the sealed portion facing down.Add the cheddar cheese and roll tightly

You’ll end up with a pretty log that is ready to chill. Wrap the entire log tightly with the cling wrap and place in the fridge for several hours. You can even do them the night before you plan to serve them.  The longer they chill, the easier they will be to cut.Roll up the tortilla wrap tightlyOnce the wraps have chilled well, take them out and cut off the ends.  Discard. (yeah right…discard right into my stomach!) Then, slice the long into 3/4″ pieces. Close up of the Roast beef wrap pinwheels

It’s party time!

Secure with a fancy cocktail toothpick and place on a wooden serving board for a fun party look..Roast beef wrap pinwheels

One of the best things about these wraps, other than the flavor, is how easy they are to put together.  It is nice to have a recipe on hand for those times when someone calls and says “I’ll be over in 15 minutes for drinks!”Roast beef wrap pinwheels

The roast beef wraps are loaded with flavor and fun to serve.  Your party guests will love them.  But for me, right now?  It’s lunch time!~

For more great party food, visit my Pinterest Appetizer board.

Roast Beef Wraps with Cheese & Roasted Red Peppers
 
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Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • 4 soft taco sized flour tortillas (8")
  • 2 tbsp light mayonnaise
  • ⅓ pound (16 slices) deli roast rare beef, sliced thinlysalt to taste
  • 8 thin slices of sharp cheddar cheese
  • 8 thin slices of Havarti cheese
  • 2 cups of spring greens
  • 1 cup of roasted red bell peppers
  • toothpicks
  • Instructions
Instructions
  1. Spread about ½ tbsp of the mayonnaise all over a tortilla wrap. Layer each of the tortillas with fresh spring greens, 2 slices of sharp cheddar cheese, 4 thin slices of roast beef and 2 thin slices of Havarti cheese. Leave the very top edge of the tortilla with no toppings to make it easier to roll.
  2. Place a piece of cling wrap on the counter and lay the filled tortilla on it. Starting at the bottom end, roll up the tortilla tightly to the top end with no toppings. Wrap tightly in the spring wrap and place in the fridge for several hours, or overnight.
  3. Slice off the ends of each wrap and discard the ends (into your tummy!)
  4. Slice each tortilla log into ¾" pieces. Insert a cocktail toothpick and arrange on a serving tray.
  5. Cover and refrigerate until you are ready to serve!
 

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